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Proof of citizenship

What to do if you have lost your New Zealand citizenship certificate, or if you need to prove whether or not you are a New Zealand citizen.

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Check if you are a citizen

To find out if you are a New Zealand citizen, use the online tool or ask the Citizenship Office.

Get proof you are a citizen

If you have lost or damaged your New Zealand birth certificate or your citizenship certificate, you can apply for a replacement or call to check your certificate number.

Get proof you are not a citizen

You can get a certificate that proves you are not a New Zealand citizen.

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